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date: 21 September 2018

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This article talks about aggregating and representing political preferences. It presents the challenge of social choice analysis and identifies the conditions for representative democracy and preference aggregation. Multiple issue congruence, vote correspondence, and single dimensional issue congruence, which are the three major approaches to the comparative study of preference aggregation, are discussed as well.

Keywords: political preferences, representation, aggregation, social choice analysis, conditions, representative democracy, preference aggregation, multiple issue congruence, vote correspondence, single dimensional issue congruence

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